Posted 545 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I have worked in the education sector for most of my professional life, initially teaching and latterly as a senior manager for over 18 years. My first interest in coaching was through a short training course at work and I found that coaching approaches fit with my desire to always help all people to achieve the best they can for themselves.
Posted 2232 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories
My coaching niche is health and well being. I chose it because as a result of my experience at the Coaching Academy’s Certificate in Coaching – 2 day event. I went on to set myself goals around my health and well being and as a result I lost 8 stone and became a personal trainer.
Posted 2288 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories
I’ve always known that I wanted my own business, the only problem…..deciding what my product or service should be?
Posted 2323 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Success Stories
I was signed up for the Personal Performance Diploma with The Coaching Academy (TCA)! So what happened? Well I saw the free 2 day course advertised and I thought it looked really interesting and a lot of fun and I had heard a bit about this ‘magic’ called coaching so I thought I would go along.
Posted 2330 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Personal Success
I booked onto the free 2-day course at the end of February and went along to day 1 slightly uncertain of what I was going to encounter, but very definite in the knowledge that I wanted to learn as much as possible about myself and others. I’m pleased to say that I enjoyed it immensely and found it an inspiring 2 days, and knew I wanted to pursue coaching.
Posted 2336 Days Ago in: In The Spotlight, Personal Success, Tips
I love learning and I was ready for a new challenge so I read the brochure from The Coaching Academy and came along to a one day event – and I was hooked!
Posted 2428 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Personal Success
Posted 2434 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Personal Success
For once I followed my heart. Initially this meant relocating from South Africa to England to set up home with my soon to be husband. However the experience of building a very new and different life, at a time when most people are comfortably settled into a rhythm of life heading towards retirement, soon became a journey that changed more than my marital status. My South African career had been tough but rewarding.
Posted 2442 Days Ago in: Coach Plus Articles, Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Life as a coach or NLP practitioner can be remarkably rewarding. The pleasure of helping people make huge leaps in their lives and overcoming major blocks is a joy and a privilege. But the path to finding yourself personally and establishing yourself as a professional coach can be a challenge. Every year I meet many professionals who’ve done their training and are talented and lovely people but who struggle to find their way, place and style. Many fail find to develop a practice that’s satisfying personally and that pays the bills financially.
Posted 2470 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight
The Coaching Academy struck me as a respectable organisation and the 2 day free certificate course seemed too good to miss. Following my two days in London I realised that coaching was the career I wanted to follow and within days had signed my measly redundancy payout to the Coaching Academy and signed up to the Personal Performance Diploma. From that day in February 2011 I haven’t looked back and forged ahead with the course which I thought was exceptional.
Posted 2491 Days Ago in: Coaching Academy Info, Coaching Academy News, Coaching Articles
Amongst other changes to our website recently, you may have spotted one small but very exciting addition from us. The ICF scrutinised The Coaching Academy Personal Performance Coaching Diploma and we are extremely pleased to confirm that we have been awarded approval from the ICF for their Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) accreditation programme.